Updated: Jun 12
Castor oil is obtained by pressing the seeds of the Castor oil plant (Ricinus Communis), producing a pale yellow liquid. When Castor oil is cold pressed, it can be used orally or topically, providing numerous health and personal care benefits mostly related to its renowned anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-oxidant properties.
HEALTH CARE BENEFITS
When taken orally, organic, cold pressed, pharmaceutical grade Castor oil has been found to be effective in treating and managing the symptoms of the following diseases:-
Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson’s Disease Cerebral Palsy Arthritis and Rheumatism pain Migraines Menstrual Disorders Yeast Infection Constipation Gastrointestinal problems
Amount to be consumed varies from a few drops to a teaspoon, preferably on an empty stomach and may be diluted into a fruit juice.
PERSONAL CARE BENEFITS
Castor Oil for Hair Care Research has shown Castor oil to be effective in treating hair loss and for thickening eyelashes. Castor oil’s composition includes all the right vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and omega fatty acids to restore and revitalize your hair and scalp. It’s anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties treats inflammation of hair follicles and the root cause of dandruff and scalp infection.
The anti-oxidants in Castor oil stimulate keratin in hair, which in turn makes the hair stronger, smoother and shinier. To use, simply pour some castor oil on your palms and gently massage into hair and scalp. Leave it on for 30-60 minutes before washing. For thicker eyelashes, massage gently onto lashes before sleep.
Castor Oil for Skin Care Castor Oil is an effective natural skin care remedy packed with unsaturated fatty acids that are quickly and easily absorbed into the skin, boosting blood circulation to the applied area and stimulating the regeneration of the skin. Gently massage into skin to treat the following skin ailments.
Rashes, Ringworm and Fungal infections, including Athletes Foot. Alleviation of Sunburn pain. Acne Plumps out wrinkles and evens skin tone
Castor Oil for Eye Care Applying a drop of pharmaceutical grade Castor Oil in each eye at bedtime is beneficial for overall eye care, but specifically for alleviating dry eye syndrome, dissolving early stage cataracts and treating eye infections.
Possible Side Effects of Castor Oil Castor oil is safe when used in moderation however pregnant and lactating women should consult their doctor before use.